WEEKLY ROUNDUP: Community Love

Mobile Rundown Staff

  • Mobile’s New Civic Center Arena Design Nears Halfway Mark

Mobile’s Civic Center is halfway through the design phase for its new arena, with plans for flexible event spaces and a grand hall. 

All is moving ahead on schedule and within budget. 

  • Mobile County to Host Free Health Fair for Seniors 

mobile county to host free health fair for seniors

Mobile County’s Senior Companion Program is set to host its annual free health fair next Friday. Seniors can anjoy health screenings, workshops, and more from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Via Grandfrieinds. 

Over 40 vendors will be on hand. 

  • Mobile Students Join Efforts to Study and Support Local Bee Population

Mobile students are buzzing with excitement as they partner with the Herb Society of America to study and boost awareness about the city’s declining bumblebee population. 

  • Fairhope Unveils $2 Million Art Alley 

Our neighbor, Fairhope, just got more colorful with the opening of the $2 million Art Alley, a vibrant, safe space designed to draw people into its array of local wildlife murals and sea life sculptures. 

  • Mobile Greenlights New Amtrak Depot 

Update! Mobile is all set to welcome a new Amtrak train depot on Government Street, approved by the Zoning Board and backed by former rail opponents. 

  • Spring Hill College Celebrates 2024 Graduation with Joyful Ceremony 

Spring Hill College celebrated its 2024 commencement on the Avenue of the Oaks. 

The event, highlighted by a speech from Fordham University’s President Tania Tetlow, was extra special for students who missed their high school graduations due to COVID-19 and was streamed live on YouTube. 

Congrats, graduates!

  • Stapleton Market Launches 

stapleton market launches

The new Stapleton Market, launched this Saturday, aims to unite the community by offering a weekly gathering spot in Baldwin County where locals can enjoy homemade sauces and treats. 

It’s meant to bring residents together every Saturday throughout the summer. 

  • Alligator Halts Traffic in Downtown Mobile Before Being Safely Relocated 

An alligator, measuring up to 11 feet long, briefly stopped traffic in downtown Mobile, wandering onto Water Street near I-165. 

The unexpected visitor was safely encouraged back under a fence by Alabama Wildlife Solutions.

Disclaimer: These news stories are summaries of various local news and reports from the past week.

If you’d like to check out other news stories, hop over to our news corner.

Disclosure:  this article might contain affiliate links. This means we will make a commission if you purchase using our link. You get the same price whether you use our special link or not, and sometimes we’re able to get you an even better deal through our relationships!  More info in our privacy policy.

More Posts You’ll Like